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Early Nikon M Rangefinder Camera and Lenses

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3230M
Lot:
311
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Early Nikon M Rangefinder Camera and Lenses, no. M609787, with Tokyo Nikkor-H 5cm f/2 collapsible lens and cap, no. 811448; a Tokyo Nikkor-W 3.5cm f/3.5 lens and rear cap, no. 61222; a Tokyo Nikkor-P 8.5cm f/2 lens, with front and rear caps, hood, and case, no. 801131; and a Tokyo Nikkor-Q 13.5cm f/4 lens with front and rear caps, hood, and case.

Note: This is the earliest known model M camera with Nikkor-W 3.5cm lens. The lenses are from the first batch designated for the Nikon I camera, c. 1948/49.
Estimate $25,000-30,000


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Keywords

Tokyo, Lens mounts, Lenses, Nikkor, Nikon, Nikon S-mount, Nikonos, Photography